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Aurora Borealis
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Scientists call them "polar auroras" (or "aurorae polares"). In northern latitudes, the effect is known as the aurora borealis, named after the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for north wind, Boreas. It often appears as a greenish g... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Auroras
June 7, 2011 at 07:41 PM
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NASA - Aurorae from Space on Vimeo
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Lately, the International Space Station has been flying through geomagnetic storms, giving astronauts an close-up view of the aurora borealis just outside their windows. These videos were taken by the crew of Expedition 30 on board the International ... [more]
June 25, 2012 at 12:54 PM
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Gallery of Auroras - Interactive Site
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
Auroras are natural atmospheric phenomena created when the solar wind interacts with Earth's magnetosphere, which means that an increase in aurora activity indicates an increase in space weather. In this interactive slideshow from NOVA Online, see st... [more]
Found by begamatt in Auroras
September 5, 2010 at 08:07 PM
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Gallery of Auroras (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Auroras are natural atmospheric phenomena created when the solar wind interacts with Earth's magnetosphere, which means that an increase in aurora activity indicates an increase in space weather. In this interactive slideshow from NOVA Online, see st... [more]
May 4, 2012 at 11:00 PM
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What Causes Auroras? (continued)
From Curriki, produced by Learn It Teach It
Part 3 "What causes auroras?" Rick Wilder – Virginia Tech. Exploring the aurora when it’s too bright out to see it directly so you have to look at it with instruments. They are measuring the similarities and differences between the North and South po... [more]
Found by Larry Sanger in Auroras
June 30, 2009 at 01:00 PM
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